Run on Vaccine Bookings, Medicines in Hong Kong as China Eases Travel Rules

We expect Chinese travelers to return in large numbers, as Asian nations slap new restrictions on arrivals from the last major nation to learn to "live with Covid."

Santa Meets a Downtrend, Week Ahead, China Loosens Further, Let's Eat Out!

Since 1950, the traditional 'Santa Claus rally' period has produced positive results about 78% of the time.

China Is Giving Santa Some Help Tuesday Morning, But It Won't Be Easy

Let's see how willing buyers are to embrace the hope of a Santa rally.

Asian Shares Dip as China Counts Covid Cost, But Not Deaths

Private data will need to give us a picture of what's going on in China, where a bleak winter awaits.

Chinese Statistics Diverge From Covid Reality as Traders Fall Sick

Many businesses in China report difficulties due to staffing shortages, but the official tallies of infections and deaths don't reflect that situation.

SEC Clears Path for Chinese Companies Such as Alibaba to Remain on Wall Street

The SEC's accounting arm said it's confident it has secured "complete access" to the books of U.S.-listed Chinese companies.

Can China Save the Global Economy?

As China continues to loosen Covid restrictions and gets ready to celebrate its New Year starting Jan. 22, let's look at commodity prices.

Railroading of Publisher Jimmy Lai Shows You Can't Expect Justice in Hong Kong

In an Al Capone-style conviction, the publisher of Hong Kong's biggest tabloid is sentenced to nearly six years in prison for violating a lease.

Day of Infamy, Market Warning, Terrified Bankers, Trading Cybersecurity Stocks

Treasuries remain strong, especially out on the longer end of the yield curve.

China to Let Covid Cases Quarantine at Home in Major Policy Change

The November export and import figures were dismal in China, where the government appears to have unofficially decided the zero-Covid policy must go.